Tag : asking for help

Keith Thomas

Life with an ostomy pouch can be much more than you think

I am celebrating living for eight years with a stoma. Before this there were those dark days living with Ulcerative Colitis, not knowing what tomorrow would bring, to a life with a bag that I totally embrace. I raise awareness every day about living with a stoma – a life I know full well that not everyone can accept as I do; but my love is for my life that I now get to live with my loved ones. Keith […]

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How friends and family can help after stoma surgery

It can be hard to ask for help after surgery, and for family and friends it is hard to know how to help a loved one during their recovery. Clare Mee shares some tips for both ostomates and their loved ones from her own experience.